Can an employer monitor employee communications?

The employer may monitor the employee’s communications at the workplace under certain conditions. This was decided by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in case of  BĂRBULESCU v. ROMANIA , (Application no. 61496/08), dated 05/09/2017. The Court held that in order to examine whether the right for private and family life (Article 8 of […]

No violation of the right to property. Decision by the Court of Justice on Cyprus haircut case.

The Court of Justice delivered on the 20th of September 2016 its judgment in the case filed by a number of Cypriot depositors who sufferred a haircut in March 2013 due to the known events with banks in Cyprus. The case was brought against the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB). The substance of the […]

How the media presented the ECHR judgement in the Vrountou case

The judgement of the European Court of Human Rights in the Vrountou case issued on the 13th of October 2015,  attracted a lot of media attention. [READ THE CASE SUMMARY HERE]   The managing partner of our law firm Christophoros Christophi gave numerous interviews in TV, radio and newspapers while the Greek and English press […]

European Court of Human Rights vindicates our client for human rights violations.

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) delivered yesterday 13/10/2015 its judgment in the case of Vrountou v. Republic of Cyprus (application no. 33631/06). Our law firm represented the applicant in the appeal procedure in the national courts as well as before the ECHR. The Violations. The ECHR found that the Republic of Cyprus violated […]